The Importance of Getting Feedback

The Importance of Getting Feedback

Kerry and Sharon McLeod (Global VP, Unilever) have a virtual sit-down with Merrilee Buchanan from The Villa to discuss how important it is to have people in our lives who know us, support us, and truly stand by us – no matter what. Watch the interview...
Marketing the Pan Am Games: a few hits, a few misses…

Marketing the Pan Am Games: a few hits, a few misses…

Firstly an important disclaimer, I have had absolutely zero involvement in the development or execution of anything Pan Am related. These thoughts are purely from the point of view of a casually interested observer. Hit: Event Execution I took my son to see Beach...
Attitude determines your Altitude

Attitude determines your Altitude

When everything comes crashing down, there is only one way to go…up! This weekend I listened to a really inspiring speech about letting go of past hurts, difficulties and challenges and refocusing all your efforts on grabbing hold of the future and the amazing...
Ideas are Scary

Ideas are Scary

They sure are.  Sometimes we’re even fearful of our own ideas, not to mention the ideas of others. This spot from GE is wonderful and it reminds me of the mindset and behaviour that we all need to have as marketers and leaders. Easily talked about, but much harder to...
Wearing other people’s shoes!

Wearing other people’s shoes!

I just love the Graham Norton show.  Clearly I have a natural affinity, being a Brit, but his wit, candor and his ability to enable his guests to shine, be humane and laugh at themselves in a positive way is just great.  But this is not a plug for Graham Norton.  What...

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